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William F. Hickey, MD

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Professor of Neurology
John LaPorte Given Professor in Cytology

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Tufts University, BSE 1972
Tufts University, BS 1972
Tufts University, MA 1972
U. Vermont College of Medicine, MD 1977

Neuroscience Center at Dartmouth
Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine


Contact Information:

Department of Pathology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: Borwell, 508W
Phone: 603-650-4805
Fax: 603-650-6120

Professional Interests:


Courses Taught:

Director of General Pathology Course for DMS Year 1 Students

Selected Publications:


Plasma-borne indicators of inflammasome activity in Parkinson's disease patients.
Anderson FL, von Herrmann KM, Andrew AS, Kuras YI, Young AL, Scherzer CR, Hickey WF, Lee SL, Havrda MC
NPJ Parkinsons Dis. 2021 Jan 4;7(1):2. doi: 10.1038/s41531-020-00147-6. Epub 2021 Jan 4.
PMID: 33398042

Molecular genetic profiling reveals novel association between FLT3 mutation and survival in glioma.
Shee K, Chambers M, Hughes EG, Almiron DA, Deharvengt SJ, Green D, Lefferts JA, Andrew AS, Hickey WF, Tsongalis GJ
J Neurooncol. 2020 Jul;148(3):473-480. doi: 10.1007/s11060-020-03567-9. Epub 2020 Jun 24.
PMID: 32583303

Third ventricle World Health Organization Grade II meningioma presenting with intraventricular hemorrhage and obstructive hydrocephalus: A case report and literature review.
Schartz D, D'Agostino E, Makler V, Hickey WF, Bauer DF
Surg Neurol Int. 2019;10:73. doi: 10.25259/SNI-90-2019. Epub 2019 Apr 24.
PMID: 31528411

Subependymoma and dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial collision tumor in the foramen of Monro: case report.
D'Agostino E, Calnan DR, Hickey W, Bauer DF
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2019 Mar 22;:1-5. doi: 10.3171/2019.1.PEDS18372. Epub 2019 Mar 22.
PMID: 30901754

NLRP3 expression in mesencephalic neurons and characterization of a rare NLRP3 polymorphism associated with decreased risk of Parkinson's disease.
von Herrmann KM, Salas LA, Martinez EM, Young AL, Howard JM, Feldman MS, Christensen BC, Wilkins OM, Lee SL, Hickey WF, Havrda MC
NPJ Parkinsons Dis. 2018;4:24. doi: 10.1038/s41531-018-0061-5. Epub 2018 Aug 15.
PMID: 30131971

5-Aminolevulinic Acid-Induced Fluorescence in Focal Cortical Dysplasia: Report of 3 Cases.
Roberts DW, Bravo JJ, Olson JD, Hickey WF, Harris BT, Nguyen LN, Hong J, Evans LT, Fan X, Wirth D, Wilson BC, Paulsen KD
Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2019 Apr 1;16(4):403-414. doi: 10.1093/ons/opy116.
PMID: 29920583

Spontaneous periodic hypothermia in Parkinson disease with hypothalamic involvement.
Renga V, Hickey WF, Bernat JL
Neurol Clin Pract. 2017 Dec;7(6):538-540. doi: 10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000402.
PMID: 29431161

Cervicothoracic epidural hematoma in a toddler with miosis, ptosis, nonspecific symptoms, and no history of major trauma: case report.
Root BK, Schartz DA, Calnan DR, Hickey WF, Bauer DF
Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 Jun;34(6):1259-1262. doi: 10.1007/s00381-018-3736-7. Epub 2018 Feb 2.
PMID: 29396720

Chromosomal Instability Affects the Tumorigenicity of Glioblastoma Tumor-Initiating Cells.
Godek KM, Venere M, Wu Q, Mills KD, Hickey WF, Rich JN, Compton DA
Cancer Discov. 2016 May;6(5):532-45. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-15-1154. Epub 2016 Mar 21.
PMID: 27001151

Myeloid Acyl-CoA:Cholesterol Acyltransferase 1 Deficiency Reduces Lesion Macrophage Content and Suppresses Atherosclerosis Progression.
Huang LH, Melton EM, Li H, Sohn P, Rogers MA, Mulligan-Kehoe MJ, Fiering SN, Hickey WF, Chang CC, Chang TY
J Biol Chem. 2016 Mar 18;291(12):6232-44. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M116.713818. Epub 2016 Jan 21.
PMID: 26801614

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